BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE
Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nebraska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Omaha Bureau at 402-391-0031 or email@example.com. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central. For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.
Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.
UNTESTED SEXUAL ASSAULT KITS _ A $1.9 million federal grant will let the Omaha Police Department begin to catch up on the backlog of sexual assault kits — up to 1,500 of them — that haven’t been tested. UPCOMING: 300 words.
IMMIGRATION-BUSINESSES TARGETED _ A 22-year-old man accused of providing people living in the U.S. illegally to O’Neill businesses has made a plea deal.
GIRL ABDUCTED-LINCOLN _ A Lincoln man accused of snatching an 8-year-old girl from her bed as she slept and sexually assaulting her has been sentenced to 89 to 99 years in prison.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
BKC--NEBRASKA-OMAHA-SEATTLE _ Nebraska-Omaha plays Seattle at KeyArena.
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